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What To Do With Just One Day In San Francisco

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If you are one of the lucky few that find yourself in San Francisco while on a cruise, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s a lot for you to do. Whether it’s sightseeing, shopping or just strolling around, San Francisco has a wealth of opportunities available for tourists. Here are some of the top things to partake in if you are in San Francisco on a cruise, but only have one day in the city.

Stroll Through Union Square

This area is home to a rather large shopping district with a lot of high end and independent retailers. There’s quite a bit of activity going on here at all times. If you are a shopper, then this is definitely the place to go in San Francisco. There are also numerous art galleries and lounges located here.

Explore Chinatown

This small neighborhood receives thousands of visitors each year. With over 80,000 Chinese residents making up this small neighborhood, it’s a great place to check out their culture. A variety of oriental restaurants shops and markets can be found here. While here, make sure you check out the Sing Chong Building which was rebuilt at the earthquake in 1906, the Bank Of America building that has 60 dragon medallions adorning it and front columns with golden dragons and the many churches located throughout the area.

Ride On A Cable Car

San Francisco is known for its cable cars. They are located at Market and Powell streets and cost $5 for a ride. There usually is a wait to ride on the cars, but they are worth it as you can go up Nob Hill, through Russian Hill and Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s a great way to rest your achy feet while still seeing the sights of the city.

Tour Alcatraz

This tour features one of the most famous abandoned prisons in the world. In order to get there, you must first get on a ferry as the prison’s located on its very own island. Once there you can take part in an audio tour that lets you really see what prison life was like. There are many different tour types available including day and night tours. Each tours allows visitors to walk around the prison. Visitors can wander around the halls and see some of the solitary cells. Don’t be surprised if you hear strange noises and see odd things going on as many claim that Alcatraz is actually haunted.

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